Student Work

Media School students produce original films, news and feature stories, broadcasts, video games, web designs, podcasts and more in hands-on skills courses. In addition to building key skills, these experiences add to the students’ portfolios, an important tool for job searching after graduation.

Below are some examples of work students have produced in Media School classes recently.

Oct 26, 2018

Witch of the Woods, by Druidic LLC

In Witch of the Woods, the player is a witch who must gather ingredients in the forest in order to cast custom spells on the flora and fauna.

Oct 22, 2018

“Laya,” directed by Nandhini Giri

A 40-person team of students and faculty members, led by doctoral student Nandhini Giri, used motion capture technology and the game design engine Unreal to produce this eight-minute animated short.

Sep 20, 2018

“Kira’s Flowers at PrairiErth Farm in Illinois,” by Pealer Bryniarski, spring 2018

Pealer Bryniarski produced this story of community members teaming up on behalf of a startup flower farm in MSCH-J460: Radio Innovation.

Jun 12, 2018

“Dance through a lens,” by Courtney Christensen, spring 2018

Christensen combined her passions for dance and photography in her final college photographic portfolio.

Mar 8, 2018

“Lotus Tea” by Jennifer Miner, spring 2018

Students in MSCH-J463 were tasked with creating a visual style guide for a (fictional) brand’s identity. This includes colors, logos and iconography, fonts, and other visual components. Students connect principles of graphic design to marketable imagery in this project.

Mar 8, 2018

“Bill’s Dogs” by Courtney Helland, spring 2018

Students in MSCH-J463 were tasked with creating a visual style guide for a (fictional) brand’s identity. This includes colors, logos and iconography, fonts, and other visual components.

Mar 8, 2018

Triptych: Courtney Helland, spring 2018

Students in MSCH-J463 used Adobe Illustrator to create a three-panel artwork with a theme that revolves around three segments.

Mar 7, 2018

Triptych: Sara Davis, spring 2018

Students in MSCH-J463 used Adobe Illustrator to create a three-panel artwork with a theme that revolves around three segments.

Feb 9, 2018

“The 1st Annual Ice Cream Taste Off,” by Hannah Pittman, fall 2017

Students in MSCH-J463: Graphic Design were assigned to illustrate and design a poster to promote a real or fictitious event.

Feb 9, 2018

“Romeo & Juliet,” by Kylie Fife, fall 2017

Students in MSCH-J463: Graphic Design were assigned to illustrate and design a poster to promote a real or fictitious event.

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